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Tuna

 
Report Date: Wednesday, December 05, 2018
 
 
 

This report focuses on catch volumes of tuna, shark and swordfish in Japanese and European Union waters. It also highlights prices, inventories, markets, imports and exports of species detailed in the following index.

ASIA

Japan

Skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis)
Albacore (Thunnus alalunga)
Yellowfin (Thunnus albacares)
Bluefin tuna (Thunnus Thynnus)
Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus)

Markets

Total imports of fresh and frozen tuna reached 16,548 tonnes in October, worth JPY 10,691 million at Japanese Customs. These figures are up 13% in volume and down 7% in value on those of September; and they are up 16% in volume and 22% in value on those of October 2017.

Imports of fresh tuna registered 964 tonnes, worth JPY 1,779 million at Japanese Customs, down 8% in volume and up 6% n value on those of the previous month and down 8% in volume and up 4% in value on those of October 2017.

Table 1: Japanese imports of fresh tuna,
 2018/2017

Species

Tonnes

Var. %

Millions of JPY

Var. %

Jan-Oct 2018

Jan-Oct 2017

Jan-Oct 2018

Jan-Oct 2017

White tuna

37

71

-48%

25

59

-58%

Yellowfin

2,731

3,722

-27%

2,916

3,816

-24%

Skipjack

0

0

-

0

0

-

Bigeye

2,658

3,859

-31%

3,111

4,523

-31%

Bluefin

4,065

2,973

+37%

8,277

5,743

+44%

Southern Bluefin

1,847

1,879

-2%

2,469

2,732

-10%

Total

11,338

12,504

-9%

16,798

16,873

0%

Source: Japanese Customs

Graph 1: Japanese imports of fresh tuna,
 2014/2018

Source: Japanese Customs

As regards frozen tuna, imports during the month reported 15,584 tonnes, with a value of JPY 8,912 million at Japanese Customs.

These figures are up 15% in volume and down 10% in value on those of the previous month; compared with October 2017, they are up 18% in volume and 26% in value.

Table 2: Japanese imports of frozen tuna,
2018/2017

Species

Tonnes

Var. %

Millions of JPY

Var. %

Jan-Oct 2018

Jan-Oct 2017

Jan-Oct 2018

Jan-Oct 2017

White tuna

10,703

18,500

-42%

4,079

6,721

-39%

Yellowfin

40,224

39,113

+3%

20,630

19,872

+4%

Skipjack

22,750

40,160

-43%

3,665

7,252

-49%

Bigeye

44,416

49,279

-10%

36,516

43,572

-16%

Bluefin

426

335

+27%

799

341

+134%

Southern Bluefin

9,256

7,098

+30%

12,625

9,403

+34%

Total

127,775

154,485

-17%

78,314

87,161

-10%

Fuente: Aduanas de Japón

Graph 2: Japanese imports of frozen tuna,
2014/2018

Source: Japanese Customs

By DGA

www.fis.com


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